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Senior Sleep Problems Linked To Loss Of Brain Cells

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
A new study suggests that sleep problems in seniors and the elderly may be linked to the loss of brain cells. Results of the said study were published in the August 20 edition of the journal Brain. The researchers analyzed the data collected from the Rush Memory and Aging Project, a study with around 1,000 participants aged 65 and up and were followed up until their death. At this point, the deceased participant


Researchers Confirm Link Between Vitamin D And Dementia

Thursday, August 14th, 2014
According to a recent study, researchers are able to confirm the link between vitamin D deficiency and dementia. An international team of researchers from the University of Exeter Medical School discovered that participants who had a severe vitamin D deficiency were also twice at risk of developing dementia as well as Alzheimer’s disease. The results were published in the journal Neurology, the medical journa


Taking Aspirin Daily Can Cut Cancer Risk

Thursday, August 7th, 2014
Findings from research by scientists from Queen Mary University of London indicates that taking aspirin can significantly reduce the risk of certain cancers, most notably bowel, esophageal and stomach cancers. The conclusions of the study are published in the Annals of Oncology journal. Findings of the said research show that taking aspirin for 10 years can cut the risk of bowel cancers by 35 percent and deaths by


Easy Tips To Help You Live Longer

Thursday, July 24th, 2014
Many people are always making serious effort in order to stay fit and healthy. Alas for others, it may not be as easy. Trying to keep fit has become more of a challenge for an increasing number of people nowadays. But it is important to note that every little effort counts in the battle towards trying to stay fit, healthy and live longer. Here are some easy tips to try out. Move, move while you can A sedentary life


Study: Prostate Cancer Risk May Increase After Vasectomy

Saturday, July 12th, 2014
Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston found that vasectomy is linked to an increased risk for advance or lethal prostate cancer. The findings were reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Prostate cancer is a leading cause of cancer related deaths among men in the US. Vasectomy is a common type of contraception which 15 percent of US men underwent the procedure. The researchers analyze


Tips For A Maintaining A Healthy Heart

Saturday, June 21st, 2014
Your heart is probably one of the hardest working organs of the body. It also works constantly day and night, with no breaks in between. It is an amazing piece of biological machine that stumps even the most powerful engines man has created. It is therefore important that you take care of it as much as possible. Having a healthy heart is important for a healthy life. While it may be considered durable and efficient


Different Types Of Pain You Should Not Ignore

Saturday, June 14th, 2014
Pain is a signal that may indicate that something is wrong with your body. It is not something that you should always just try to ignore. There are certain types of pain that you should certainly be alarmed of. Here are some of them. Sharp Pain Between Shoulder Blades If you feel a sudden pain between your shoulder blades that seem to happen for no reason, you should have a sense of alarm. While it may not be a goo


Compound Shows Potential For Alzheimer’s Prevention

Saturday, June 7th, 2014
Alzheimer’s disease currently affects more than 5 million Americans, with the numbers growing every year. This disease, which affects mostly Americans age 65 years old and above, is expected to triple in number by 2050. This may be a possibility unless more effective treatments and preventive medication are developed within that period. Researchers are now working to discover new ways to treat this disease, c


Green Tea Compound Shows To Disrupt Cancer Cell Metabolism

Thursday, June 5th, 2014
Drinking green tea has been known to have many benefits. But recent research may indicate that it can also help fight cancer. A new study indicates that a component in green tea may help reduce the risk or slow the progress of cancer. The findings were reported in the journal Metabolomics. Previous studies have indicated that green tea has good cancer-fighting properties. But scientists have not yet understood how.


Natural Ways To Combat Allergies

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
Allergies are common problem among many people today. Seasonal allergies most especially are concern since people always expect them at a certain period of the year. People sometimes try to cope up with allergies using over-the-counter medications. But there are side effects such as drowsiness that many people would rather not experience. For those who try to avoid anti-allergy medications, there are other natural



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